Still fighting the negative publicity of the Firestone tire recall that is closely tied to its Explorer sport/utility and has claimed some 160 lives worldwide, Ford Motor Co. showed off a bevy of advanced research projects designed to result in safer vehicles. But little of what the automaker displayed last week appears close to production. The most viable near-term projects include what Ford calls the “RescueCar,” which is designed to automatically notify emergency services when and where ...
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